verb (used with object), as·sim·i·lat·ed, as·sim·i·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), as·sim·i·lat·ed, as·sim·i·lat·ing.
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Despite the 21 years I did in prison for a drug conviction, I am assimilating back into mainstream or, dare I say, white America.
There are no easy solutions to assimilating refugees into a solid culture.
And the Process or Method of study, if it be an Assimilating one, also compels this co-operation.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Mazzini repudiated any artificial assimilating of the sexes; but their differing functions were equally sacred and necessary.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
He adds then a reflection, evincing that he was assimilating some of the philosophy of life as well as of fighting.The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)|A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
In assimilating the animal and vegetable kingdoms, Linnus denominates seeds the eggs of plants.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
You know that, to quote what Gurney said one evening, to attain to assimilating your thought is the chief purpose of one's life.The Letters of William James, Vol. 1|William James